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a decade. president obama is expected to speak about gun violence during an address in his home city of chicago today. a media advocacy group says a record number of journalists were imprisoned around the world last year in what it termed a deteriorating environment for press freedom. the committee to protect journalists says 232 journalists were jailed last year, the highest number since surveying began in 1990. 70 journalists were killed in a line of duty, an increase of more than 40% from the previous year. a top native american leader is urging house lawmakers to reauthorize the violence against women act and follow tribal governments to prosecute non- native men who abuse women on tribal lands. jefferson kiel, president of the national congress of american indians, made the remarks thursday in the state of indian nations address. he said the death rate of native women on some reservations is 10 times the national average. nearly 60% of native women are married to non-native men, and according to justice department data, non-native men carry out 70% of reported rapes against nati
around latin america and the u.s. we will speak with daniel alarcÓn, author of, "lost city radio and annie correal. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the obama administration has agreed to show two congressional panels the stated legal rationale for assassinating u.s. citizens overseas. on thursday, the white house directed the justice department to release a controversial 2010 memo to the house and senate intelligence committees. the memo details the administration's legal justification for targeting the american-born cleric anwar al awlaki, who ultimately died in u.s. drone strike in yemen. the memo's release follows growing calls from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle for access to the administration's guidelines for drone strikes and other attacks targeting u.s. citizens overseas. a bipartisan senate letter demanding the memos earlier this week had accused the white house of "practicing secret law." it also follows this week's leaking of a white memo that allows for the killing of american
, the city offers its largest reward ever for the man accused of killing three. in his online manifesto, dorner threaten to wage and conventional and asymmetrical warfare against the police department he accused of racism and corruption. the united states ratchets up this economic war against iran ahead of this month's nuclear talks. >> i want to underscore to iran, the window for diplomacy is still open and we have agreed to meet iran again in two weeks. we have made our position clear. the choice is really up to iran. >> will speak with president of the national iranian american council. and historian on the largest and unconventional life of misses paul robeson. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the vatican has announced pope an addict will step down as head of the catholic church later this month. it's a surprise move makes benedict the first pontiff to resign in nearly six centuries his policy has been marked by a range of issues and a number of child molestation scandal and the catholic church including allegations he ignored at
the second anniversary of their uprising against bahrain's king. protests are taking place in numerous cities across the country to mark what has been described as the longest-running uprising of the arab spring. daily demonstrations for the past two weeks have called on u.s.-bought monarchy to address widespread human rights abuses. at least 87 people have died at the hands of security forces since 2011, and thousands more have been injured. pressure is growing for the obama administration to consider relocating the u.s. navy's fifth fleet from rain in order to push for more accountability on promised reforms. this week the government held reconciliation talks with opposition parties in the first time in more than a year. a >> for more we're joined by bahrain activist maryam al- khawaja. her father is abdulhadi al- khawaja and has been jailed since the government's crackdown. she served as the acting president of the brain center for human rights ever since the group's head nabeel rajat was a arrested and jailed. the group has just published a new report titled "two years of debts and detent
, at least 31 civilians were killed tuesday in a syrian regime bombing of the city of aleppo. 14 children were reportedly among the dead. in israel and occupied territories, protests are continuing in support of hunger striking palestinian prisoners in israeli jails. on tuesday, hundreds of palestinian detainees refused meals in solidarity with four hunger striking prisoners. hundreds of people meanwhile gathered across the occupied west bank and gaza strip drawn fire from israeli troops of tear gas and rubber coated bullets. the prisoners include samer issawi, who has been on hunger strike for more than 200 days, drinking only water. on tuesday, an easterly court ordered samer issawi to remain behind bars indefinitely. his lawyer announced the decision. >> the decision is to reject to release samer immediately and keep them behind bars until maybe two weeks time. >> samer issawi and another prisoner were initially released under the 2011 deal that freed israeli soldier gurley shalit only to be rearrested and return to an israeli prison last year. israel has refused to disclose the reason
." but they really haven't been to the intensive care units of the city hospitals, of people who are still dying of the disease. they haven't been in the doctor's offices of the people who are suffering from resistant strains who are now starting to see the end. and they certainly haven't been to the developing countries where the virus is running rampant. in africa, aids is already having an enormous impact. as i said earlier, it's already surpassed malaria as the number one killer. in addition to that it's killing young people, often uryoung pele in wm the county hainvest lot, in terms of education. and so in that respect, it's been very costly. it's also costly socially in ter of leing-- leaving a large number of children without both parents. and all indications are that its impact is going to get worse, maybe a lot worse. it's likely also that it's going to get much worse that it already is in some parts of asia. other sexually transmitted diseases may have taken a backseat to headlines about hiv, but they still take their toll. david bennett: we estimate, you know, 250 million, 300 million
the city is gaining notoriety for something else. its community gardens like alemany farm, where hundreds of people get involved in growing things. but since this 4.5 acre farm is by interstate 280, even longtime residents unknowingly drive right past this farm by the freeway. >> you know, i've driven by this road hundreds of times. i've never even seen this farm or heard of this farm. but it's beautiful here. >> the alemany farm is located basically right in the middle of san francisco. it's on the southern side of the city right next to the 280. we're lucky in that the space is so large that we have a big buffer zone between the freeway and where we grow. this space was basically an illegal dump. and people from all over the city would drive down alemany boulevard, pull off, and dump their refrigerators, whatever it was they didn't want. and so people in the alemany housing community decided they didn't want a dump in their neighborhood. >> you'll find a festive atmosphere on this community-organized farm. run largely by volunteers, there's a variety of crops, like collard greens, rainb
californiacountry.org for more information. >> welcome back. beyond the bustle of the big city is an undiscovered paradise called "california country." >> ask any great chef about their favorite dish and they'll tell you making really great food takes ability, talent, dexterity, and no matter how big or small the dish is, for many it takes a certain amount of artistry. every artist likes to start with a really great canvas. and for chefs down here in san diego, nothing gets better than this. but it can be turned into a masterpiece thanks to one restaurant's unique philosophy on using farm fresh food. these are the days i love my job, let me tell you. where to start? in san diego, california's second largest city, there are beautiful places and people all around you. this is where skinny is always in and portion control is a must. but surprisingly, this is also the place where you can find good old-fashioned comfort food served up in heaping portions like this. >> it's good food and lots of it. and just generally wonderful. >> well, this is my first time here. they've been telling me about how goo
and pristine countryside in petaluma. and it was just that picturesque backdrop that attracted city slicker and hollywood producer laura howard to the area with a unique idea. >> i just packed up my bs and said i'm done with l.a., and i want to go find some goats and have a go at this. so, drove to sonoma county 'cause that's where, you know, all the big cheese companies and yogurt companies were. >> she just said, you know, look, this is what i want to do. i want to make a goat ice cream, and i want tuse your milk. >> and they just had a flavor named after them. we have a ozen yogurt now called "brownie and clyde." this is bubbles...blossom...hi, blossom. >> so laura left la-la land for the land of laloo's, which is the name of her newest project: goat milk ice cream, the first of its kind on the market. ice cream is just the latest product to be derived from the nutrient-rich and naturally low-in-calorie goat milk. from cheeses to yogurts, goat milk is gaining popularity across california. the golden state has more than 30,000 milking goats, making it tops in the nation, all of which does
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